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Jimmy Mak’s

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221 NW 10th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209 United States
(503) 295-6542http://www.jimmymaks.com/

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August 2016
$20 - $25

Chico Freeman Plus+tet (Early Show)

August 12 | 7:30 pm
Saxophone player Chico Freeman (cq) performs at the Englewood Jazz Festival at Hamilton Park on Saturday, September 20, 2014.  (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune)

While saxophonist Chico Freeman is the son of legendary hard bop sax player Von Freeman, Chico has carved out his own niche in the world of jazz over the course of his 40+ year career. In 1976 he released his first full length as a bandleader and has gone on to release over 30 albums as well as collaborating with McCoy Tyner, Jack DeJohnette, Wynton Marsalis, Kenny Barron, George Cables, Branford Marsalis, Cecil McBee, and Elvin Jones. After living and working in Europe for the past decade, Chico makes his triumphant return to the United States in support of his newest project, Chico Freeman Plus+tet, and their brand new disc on Jive Music, Spoken Into Existence. His newest opus amply serves notice that Freeman is still a force to be reckoned with as he addresses a plethora of rich melodies framed within a diverse array of musical styles including hip hop, funk, bebop, post-bop, and the…

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$20 - $25

Chico Freeman Plus+tet (Late Show)

August 12 | 9:30 pm
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While saxophonist Chico Freeman is the son of legendary hard bop sax player Von Freeman, Chico has carved out his own niche in the world of jazz over the course of his 40+ year career. In 1976 he released his first full length as a bandleader and has gone on to release over 30 albums, plus he has collaborated with jazz giants like McCoy Tyner, Jack DeJohnette, Wynton Marsalis, Kenny Barron, George Cables, Branford Marsalis, Cecil McBee, and Elvin Jones. After living and working in Europe for the past decade, Chico makes his triumphant return to the United States in support of his newest project, Chico Freeman Plus+tet, and their brand new disc on Jive Music, Spoken Into Existence. His newest opus amply serves notice that Freeman is still a force to be reckoned with as he addresses a plethora of rich melodies framed within a diverse array of musical styles including hip hop, funk, bebop,…

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September 2016
$20 - $25

Raul Midón (Early Show)

September 9 | 7:30 pm
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Singer-songwriter and guitarist Raul Midón has earned renown as one of music’s most distinctive and searching voices. The New Mexico native, blind since birth, has lived a life devoted to shattering stereotypes. Midón has collaborated with such heroes as Herbie Hancock, Stevie Wonder, Dianne Reeves, Bill Withers and Lizz Wright, along with contributing to recordings by Jason Mraz, Queen Latifah, Snoop Dogg and the soundtrack to Spike Lee’s She Hate Me. Midón has released seven albums since 1999, including the hit studio recordings State of Mind (Manhattan/EMI, 2005), A World Within a World (Manhattan/EMI, 2007) and Synthesis (Decca/Universal, 2009). His most recent release is the captivating CD/DVD Invisible Chains – Live from NYC. In the live setting, Midón often plays multiple instruments at once, all while singing with extraordinary results. Attuned listeners can hear the inspirations of Donny Hathaway and Richie Havens in his work, as well as Sting and Paul Simon. But…

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$20 - $25

Raul Midón (Late Show)

September 9 | 9:30 pm
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Singer-songwriter and guitarist Raul Midón has earned renown as one of music’s most distinctive and searching voices. The New Mexico native, blind since birth, has lived a life devoted to shattering stereotypes. Midón has collaborated with such heroes as Herbie Hancock, Stevie Wonder, Dianne Reeves, Bill Withers and Lizz Wright, along with contributing to recordings by Jason Mraz, Queen Latifah, Snoop Dogg and the soundtrack to Spike Lee’s She Hate Me. Midón has released seven albums since 1999, including the hit studio recordings State of Mind (Manhattan/EMI, 2005), A World Within a World (Manhattan/EMI, 2007) and Synthesis (Decca/Universal, 2009). His most recent release is the captivating CD/DVD Invisible Chains – Live from NYC. In the live setting, Midón often plays multiple instruments at once, all while singing with extraordinary results. Attuned listeners can hear the inspirations of Donny Hathaway and Richie Havens in his work, as well as Sting and Paul Simon. But…

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